Latest News

Thursday, May 01

In a commentary published in Inside Higher Ed, President Sharon Herzberger shares ideas on how wealthier institutions of higher education can do more to serve low-income students.

Monday, Apr 28

Assistant Professors of Chemistry Ralph Isovitsch and Amy Moskun, along with Whittier students Tenzing Doleck '08 (of Kathmandu, Nepal) and Jonathan Attard '09 (of Lakeview, CA), presented posters detailing their research into organic-inorganic... More

Monday, Apr 28

Five Whittier College students have been named 2008-09 Richard M. Nixon Fellows. As part of the fellowship the students will participate in internships, seminars and activities aimed at increasing their understanding of the political system and U.S... More

Friday, Apr 25

Charles Bock, Whittier Class of 1991 and author of the 2008 acclaimed novel Beautiful Children, and Tony Barnstone, English professor and noted poet, will both be participants in this two-day, annual Los Angeles event, focusing on writers from a... More

Friday, Apr 25

On April 24, Richard J. Goldstone, Justice of the South African Constitutional Court, spent the day at Whittier College, meeting with students and ending his visit by delivering the 2008 Feinberg Lecture. Preceding the lecture, Goldstone was awarded... More

Wednesday, Apr 16

Whittier College President Sharon Herzberger welcomed 166 potential Poets and their families to the campus. During the Admitted Students Reception, Pres. Herzberger gave her "Top 10 highlights of Whittier College."    President Sharon Herzberger... More

Monday, Apr 14

Who is known as the Great Liberator of Latin America? What year was the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo signed? Which Central American country gained its independence from Spain on September 15, 1821? These, and even more challenging queries into Latin... More

Friday, Apr 11

History Professor Robert B. Mark's book "The Origins of the Modern World: A Global and Ecological Narrative from the Fifteenth to the Twenty-first Century" (Rowman and Littlefield, 2002 and 2007) has recently been translated and published in Spanish... More

Friday, Apr 11

In a Celebration of Scholarship and Service, Whittier College seniors were bestowed with a number of honors from departments and college heads. Sean Morris, associate professor of English and 2007 Harry W. Nerhood Teaching Excellence Award recipient... More

Wednesday, Apr 02

Raquel Gutierrez '10 sang before tens of thousands of baseball fans during the Dodger's Opening Night game against the San Francisco Giants on April 1, 2008. Gutierrez won the "Dodger National Anthem Challenge," a contest sponsored by K-Earth 101 to... More